Appropriation Act 1911

Publication Date:January 01, 1911


Appropriation Act, 1911

(1 & 2 Geo. 5.) CHAPTER 15.

An Act to apply a sum out of the Consolidated Fund to the service of the year ending on the thirty-first day of March nineteen hundred and twelve, and to appropriate the Supplies granted in this Session of Parliament.

[18th August 1911]

Most Gracious Sovereign,

We , Your Majesty's most dutiful and loyal subjects, the Commons of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland in Parliament assembled, towards making good the supply which we have cheerfully granted to Your Majesty in this session of Parliament, have resolved to grant unto Your Majesty the sum herein-after mentioned; and do therefore most humbly beseech Your Majesty that it may be enacted; and be it enacted by the King's most Excellent Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this present Parliament assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:

Grants out of Consolidated Fund.

Grants out of Consolidated Fund.

S-1 Issue of 91,444,008l out of the Consolidated Fund.

1 Issue of 91,444,008l out of the Consolidated Fund.

1. The Treasury may issue out of the Consolidated Fund of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, and apply towards making good the supply granted to His Majesty for the service of the year ending on the thirty-first day of March nineteen hundred and twelve, the sum of ninety-one million four hundred and forty-four thousand and eight pounds.

S-2 Power for the Treasury to borrow.

2 Power for the Treasury to borrow.

(1) The Treasury may borrow from any person, by the issue of Treasury Bills or otherwise, and the Bank of England and the Bank of Ireland may advance to the Treasury on the credit of the said sums, any sum or sums not exceeding in the whole ninety-one million four hundred and forty-four thousand and eight pounds.

(2) The date of payment of any Treasury Bills issued under this section shall be a date not later than the thirty-first day of March nineteen hundred and twelve, and section six of the Treasury Bills Act, 1877 (which relates to the renewal of bills) shall not apply with respect to those bills.

(3) Any money borrowed otherwise than on Treasury Bills shall be repaid, with interest not exceeding five pounds per cent. per annum, out of the growing produce of the Consolidated Fund, at any period not later than the next succeeding quarter to that in which the money was borrowed.

(4) Any money borrowed under this section shall be placed to the credit of the account of the Exchequer, and shall form part of the said Consolidated Fund, and be available in any manner in which such Fund is available.

Appropriation of Grants.

Appropriation of Grants.

S-3 Appropriation of sums voted for supply services.

3 Appropriation of sums voted for supply services.

3. All sums granted by this Act and the other Acts mentioned in Schedule (A.) annexed to this Act out of the said Consolidated Fund towards making good the supply granted to His Majesty, amounting, as appears by the said schedule, in the aggregate, to the sum of one hundred and forty-five million thirty-eight thousand eight hundred and forty-four pounds eleven shillings and eightpence, are appropriated, and shall be deemed to have been appropriated as from the date of the passing of the Acts mentioned in the said Schedule (A.), for the services and purposes expressed in Schedule (B.) annexed hereto.

The abstract of schedules and schedules annexed hereto, with the notes (if any) to such schedules, shall be deemed to be part of this Act in the same manner as if they had been contained in the body thereof.

In addition to the sums hereby granted out of the Consolidated Fund, there may be applied out of any money directed under section two of the Public Accounts and Charges Act, 1891, to be applied as appropriations in aid of the grants for the services and purposes specified in Schedule (B.) annexed hereto, the sums respectively set forth in the last column of the said schedule.

S-4 Treasury may, in certain cases of exigency, authoriseexpenditure unprovided for; provided that the aggregate grants for the navyservices and for the army services respectively be not exceeded.

4 Treasury may, in certain cases of exigency, authoriseexpenditure unprovided for; provided that the aggregate grants for the navyservices and for the army services respectively be not exceeded.

(1) So long as the aggregate expenditure on naval and military services respectively is not made to exceed the aggregate sums appropriated by this Act for those services respectively, any surplus arising on any vote for those services, either by an excess of the sum realised on account of appropriations in aid of the vote over the sum which may be applied under this Act as appropriations in aid of that vote, or by saving of expenditure on that vote, may, with the sanction of the Treasury, be temporarily applied either in making up any deficiency in the sums realised on account of appropriations in aid of any other vote in the same department, or in defraying expenditure in the same department which is not provided for in the sums appropriated to the service of the department by this Act, and which it may be detrimental to the public service to postpone until provision can be made for it by Parliament in the usual course.

(2) A statement showing all cases in which the sanction of the Treasury has been given to the temporary application of a surplus under this section, and showing the circumstances under which the sanction of the Treasury has been given, shall be laid before the House of Commons with the appropriation accounts of the naval and military services for the year, in order that any temporary application of any surplus sanctioned by the Treasury under this section may be submitted for the sanction of Parliament.

S-5 Sanction for navy and army expenditure for 1909-1910unprovided for.

5 Sanction for navy and army expenditure for 1909-1910unprovided for.

5. Whereas under the powers given for the purpose by the Appropriation Act, 1909, and the Appropriation Act, 1910,surpluses arising on certain votes for the naval and military services respectively have been temporarily applied as shown in the accounts set out in Schedule (C.) to this Act:

It is enacted that the application of those surpluses as shown in the said accounts is hereby sanctioned.

S-6 Declaration required in certain cases beforereceipt of sums appropriated.

6 Declaration required in certain cases beforereceipt of sums appropriated.

6. A person shall not receive any part of a grant which may be made in pursuance of this Act for half-pay or army, navy, or civil non-effective services, until he has subscribed such declaration as may from time to time be prescribed by a warrant of the Treasury before one of the persons prescribed by such warrant:

Provided that, whenever any such payment is made at more frequent intervals than once in a quarter, the Treasury may dispense with the production of more than one declaration in respect of each quarter.

Any person who makes a declaration for the purpose of this section, knowing, the same to be untrue in any material particular, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor.

S-7 Short title.

7 Short title.

7. This Act may be cited for all purposes as theAppropriation Act, 1911.

A B S T R A C T

OF

SCHEDULES (A.) and (B.) to which this Act refers

SCHEDULE (A.)

s. d.

Grants out of the Consolidated Fund

145,038,844 11 8

SCHEDULE (B.)—Appropriation of Grants .

Sums not exceeding

1909-1910-1911.

Supply Grants.

Appropriations in Aid.

s. d. s. d.
Part 1.

Civil Services Excess, 1909-1910

188 11 8

Army (Supplementary), 1910-1911

100 0 0
,, 2.

Army Ordnance Factories (Supplementary), 1910-1911

100 0 0 80,000 0 0
,, 3.

Civil Services (Supplementary), 1910-1911

476,427 0 0 72,587 0 0
476,815 11 8 152,587 0 0
1911-1912.
,, 4.

Navy

44,392,500 0 0 1,812,299 0 0

Army

27,690,000 0 0 3,396,499 0 0
,, 5.

Army (Ordnance Factories).

100 0 0 2,808,000 0 0
72,082,600 0 0 8,016,798 0 0
,, 6.

Civil Services, Class I.

3,466,696 0 0 141,953 0 0
,, 7.

Ditto, Class II.

4,141,096 0 0 773,726 0 0
,, 8.

Ditto, Class III.

4,531,859 0 0 848,545 0 0
,, 9.

Ditto, Class IV.

19,146,264 0 0 24,110 0 0
,, 10.

Ditto, Class V.

2,097,044 0 0 153,714 0 0
,, 11.

Ditto, Class VI.

13,244,616 0 0
,, 12.

Ditto, Class VII.

684,009 0 0 6,900 0 0
Total Civil Services 47,311,584 0 0 1,948,948 0 0
,, 13. Revenue Departments, &c. 25,167,845 0 0 682,851 0 0
Grand Total 145,038,844 11 8 10,801,184 0 0

SCHEDULE (A.)

Grants out of the Consolidated Fund.

s. d.

For the service of the years ended on the 31st day of March 1910 and 1911:—

Under Act 1 Geo. 5. c. 1.

476,815 11 8

For the service of the year ending on the 31st day of March 1912:—

Under Act 1 Geo. 5. c. 1

35,510,500 0 0

Under Act 1 & 2 Geo. 5. c. 5

17,607,521 0 0

Under this Act

91,444,008 0 0
Total 145,038,844 11 8
1

SCHEDULE (B.)—Part 1.

Civil Services Excess , 1909-1910.

Sums not exceeding

Supply Grants

Appropriations in Aid.

s. d.

s. d.

Sum granted to make good an Excess on the Grant for the Supreme Court of Judicature and other Legal Departments, Ireland, for the year ended on the 31st day of March 1910

188 11 8
2

SCHEDULE (B.)—Part 2.

Army (Supplementary), 1910-1911.

Sum granted to meet additional Expenditure in respect of the following Army Services for the year ended on the 31st day of March 1911, viz.:—

Vote 10. Works and Buildings:— s. d.

E. Part I.—New Works, Additions, Alterations, and Special Repairs

9,800 0 0

J. Purchases of Land

94,000 0 0
103,800 0 0
Less Surpluses 103,700 0 0
100 0 0

Army (Ordnance Factories) (Supplementary), 1910-1911.

Sums not exceeding

Supply Grants.

Appropriations in Aid.

s. d.

s. d.

Sum granted to meet additional Expenditure for Army Ordnance Factories for the year ended on the 31st day of March 1911

100 0 0 80,000 0 0
3

SCHEDULE...

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